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Film: The Hot Chick
The Hot Chick is a 2002 comedy-fantasy film starring Rob Schneider and Rachel McAdams.

Jessica Spencer (McAdams) is the "hot chick" who is selfish and mean-spirited. She has three friends: April (her best friend), Keecia and Lulu.

One day, when she is not allowed to get magical earrings, Jessica steals them. While driving home, she and her friends meet a criminal named Clive (Schneider), posing as a mechanic in hope that they won't know about his crimes. After they leave, he gets one of the earrings.

When the two put their earrings on, they switch bodies. Hilarity Ensues!


This film provides exaples of:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Clive (in Jessica's body) refers to Billy as "Bobby."
    Billy: It's Billy!
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Ling Ling sees her mother as this due to her Pretty Fly for a Middle Aged Korean Woman attitude and heavy accent. Her friends don't agree with this assessment.
    Venetia: I wish my momma bought me some bling-bling.
  • Alpha Bitch:
    • Jessica, who's actually more of a Lovable Alpha Bitch.
      • At the end maybe, but in the beginning... not so much.
    • And Bianca, who is the evil one of the two.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Jessica's younger ambiguously transgender brother Booger.
  • Biggus Dickus: Implied with April's Reaction Shot
  • Billing Displacement: Rachel McAdams, after the first ten minutes, has almost no screentime until the climax. However, most subsequent releases and home videos give her second or third billing (due in no small part to her breakout role in Mean Girls), while the movie proper credits her as "introducing" following most of the main cast.
  • Bi the Way: One of the customers at the strip club.
  • Blatant Lies: The guy who Clive (in Jessica's body) beats up lied in the news that he was trying to help her. And the guy who's recording the whole thing claims he just happens to be on the scene.
  • Butt Monkey: April's mother. And anyone who's inside Clive's body.
  • Can't You Read the Sign?: "No strangling the dancers" "Monday night is gay night"
  • Chekhov's Gun: April and Jessica's Trust Password, though it doesn't take long to fire
  • Chubby Chaser: Marlon's got a major thing for Hildenburg.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Male Jessica, who used a pillow to whack her friends across a room.
  • Dumb Blonde: April (kinda)
  • Evil Counterpart: Bianca, to Jessica
  • Fauxreigner: The white American Jessica, while trapped in the body of the Ambiguously Brown Clive, poses as a Mexican gardener named "Taquito" in order to keep her family from becoming suspicious.
  • Five-Man Band:
  • Foe-Tossing Charge: The pillowfight quickly turns into this when Male Jessica actually starts swinging.
  • "Freaky Friday" Flip
  • Gender Bender
  • Groin Attack: Near the end of the movie, Jessica (Clive) is currently working at a strip club and when Jake asks for her to come over to him so that he can enjoy himself towards her, Jessica walks over to him and stomps on his groin while using it as a stepping stone so that she can get up upon the dancing table platform.
  • Have a Gay Old Time: Male Jessica has a lot of these moments, leading to her repeatedly being Mistaken for Gay by a bartender. When Clive gets his body back, it turns out the bartender was in fact himself gay, and interpreted this as Clive coming on to him.
  • Humiliation Conga: Clive getting honked two times and getting a burn in his arm by Jessica.
    • And bad things always happening to Alice's mom. Giving her major headaches.
  • Jerk Jock: Jake
  • Laser-Guided Karma: While Clive (in Jessica's body) gives Jake a lap-dance, he reverts back to his original body, freaking out Clive. In a deleted scene, he apologized to Alice for cheating on her, but she just dumps him.
  • Left the Background Music On: When Jessica returns to admit that she stole the earrings and get it fixed, the woman who runs the store tells her the story of how a Pharaoh's wife traded places with a slave, but got stuck after the full moon. As she's telling the story, the drums in the background swell as the store owner's story comes to a climax, and then just before the end, she stops, grits her teeth, and tells the man offscreen (played by Adam Sandler) to stop banging on the drums. The man mumbles that he thought the music matched the tone of the story.
  • Maligned Mixed Marriage: Keecia's mom is Korean (and a black wannabe) and her dad is black and Jewish.
  • Mythology Gag: "That's a HUGE bitch!"
  • Obstructive Bureaucrat: The owner of the strip club saying two rules: No strangling the dancers and Monday night is gay night.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: In-universe example: "Taquito" forgets "his" Latino accent after Mrs. Spencer makes a pass at "him."
  • Or Are You Just Happy to See Me?: Jessica (in Clive's body) wakes up with a boner.
  • Painful Body Waxing
  • Perky Goth: Eden (after she joins the Girl Posse)
  • Pet the Dog: Jessica gets one near the beginning of the film with her younger brother.
  • Running Gag: Adam Sandler's character keep banging the bongo.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer: The advertisements focus more on Rob Schneider and less on Rachel McAdams.
    • To be fair at the time of the film's releases she was not very well known as she hadn't starred in Mean Girls yet.
  • Spicy Latina: Bianca. While she's never explicitly identified as being a Latina, she is briefly suspected to be a follower of santeria (Cuban witchcraft).
  • Transformation Trinket: the earrings
  • Where Da White Women At?: Not only does the token black jock like Hindenburg because she's white, but also because she's big. Jake is disgusted with his taste.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: Jessica's little brother Booger.

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